Re: [Patch] fbcon: i want fbcon soft scrollback feature come back

From: Daniel Vetter
Date: Thu Jan 07 2021 - 11:15:07 EST

On Thu, Jan 7, 2021 at 4:48 PM xuhuijie <huijiexu295@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> This commit 50145474f6ef(fbcon: remove soft scrollback code) remove soft scrollback in
> fbcon. So the shift+PageDown and shift+PageUp is missing. But PageUp is a vary important
> feature when system panic or reset. I can get log by PageUp before, but now there is no
> way to get. Especially on the server system, we always use bmc to control computer.
> So I hope the community can add this feature back.

Adding Linus.

Short summary: Not going to happen without significant effort:

Cheers, Daniel

Daniel Vetter
Software Engineer, Intel Corporation